Record High Temps Nov. 21st in Grand Island, Hastings

Wednesday, Nov. 21st, 2012, marked the warmest in a stretch of several seasonably warm days since Nov. 13th, as the entire NWS Hastings coverage area topped out between the upper 60s and mid-70s.  However, these warm readings were also accompanied by fairly strong south winds, with sustained speeds commonly 25 MPH and gusts into the 30-40 MPH range. Places such as Grand Island and Hastings set or tied record highs for the date. The details follow below...


The Nov. 21, 2012, high temperature at the Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island was 74°. This eclipsed the previous record high for the date of 69° set just eleven years ago in 2001. The "normal" Nov. 21st high temperature based on 30-year climate normals is 46°. Today's record high was an amazing 28° above normal.

  • The last time a high temperature was this warm during the final 10 days of November was nine years ago, with a reading of 74° on Nov. 20, 2003
  • The warmest high temperature on record for any day in November was 88° on Nov. 8, 1915

November temperature records at Grand Island date back to 1895.

  Location  High Temp (Nov. 21st) Previous Record

Grand Island

(Central Nebraska Regional Airport)

74

69 in 2001

 


The Nov. 21, 2012, high temperature at Hastings Municipal Airport was 72°. This tied the previous record high for the date of  72° set in 1933 . The "normal" Nov. 21st high temperature based on 30-year climate normals is 46°. 

  • The last time a high temperature was this warm during the final 10 days of November was nine years ago, with a reading of 74° on Nov. 20, 2003 
  • The warmest high temperature on record for any day in November was 86° on Nov. 5, 1945

    November temperature records at Hastings date back to 1907.

  Location 

High Temp (Nov. 21st)

Previous Record

Hastings

(Municipal Airport)

72

72 in 1933

 

(*Please Note: All climate data presented here are preliminary and have not undergone final quality control by the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Therefore, these data are subject to revision. Final and certified climate data can be accessed at: WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV)


This page was composed by the staff at the National Weather Service in Hastings, Nebraska.



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